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Is McDonald's Corp (MCD) a Stock to Watch After Gaining 6.29% This Week?

Tuesday, December 07, 2021 02:11 PM | InvestorsObserver Analysts
Is McDonald's Corp (MCD) a Stock to Watch After Gaining 6.29% This Week?

Overall market sentiment has been high on McDonald's Corp (MCD) stock lately. MCD receives a Bullish rating from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.

Sentiment Score - ,bullish
McDonald's Corp has a Bullish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on MCD!

What is Stock Sentiment?

When making investment decisions, sentiment gives a good overview of what stocks investors currently favor. Sentiment incorporates short-term technical analysis into its score and does not encompass any fundamental analysis such as profitability of the company. This means that earnings updates and other news can greatly impact overall sentiment. Recent trends are a good indicator of current market sentiments. In its most basic form, stocks that are trending up are desirable by investors while stocks currently falling must be unattractive. InvestorsObserver's Sentimental Indicator tracks both changes in price and volume to analyze the most recent trends. Typically an increase in volume indicates ongoing trends are getting stronger, while a decrease in volume usually signals an end to the current trend. Available options can also represent current sentiments for a given stock. Since investors are able to bet on future trends of stocks using options, we consider the ratio of calls to puts when analyzing market sentiments .

What's Happening With MCD Stock Today?

McDonald's Corp (MCD) stock is trading at $259.99 as of 2:04 PM on Tuesday, Dec 7, an increase of $4.20, or 1.64% from the previous closing price of $255.79. The stock has traded between $256.45 and $260.28 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 1,361,965 shares have traded compared to average volume of 2,801,629 shares.

More About McDonald's Corp

McDonald's is the largest restaurant owner-operator in the world, with trailing 12 month system sales of $109 billion (as of the third quarter of 2021) across 39,680 stores and 119 countries. McDonald's pioneered the franchise model, building its impressive footprint through partnerships with independent restaurant franchisees around the world. The firm earns nearly 60% of its revenue from franchise royalty fees and lease payments, with the remainder coming from company-operated stores across its three core segments: the United States, internationally operated markets, and international developmental/licensed markets. McDonald's owns 55% of the real estate and 80% of the buildings in its franchise system, offering it substantial leverage in maintaining quality standards and consistency. Click Here to get the full Stock Report for McDonald's Corp stock.

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